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The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
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The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as easy as it seems as they soon learn when they try to rescue Charles Merriweather, a stamp traveller frozen in time since his last attempt at stamp- travelling, 65 years ago. But Charles turns out to be a girl, his sister Molly! And she is rapidly turning into an old woman. To find a cure, Tommy takes off in a race against the time that leads him and Molly to the exotic and magical South Pacific islands.
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, family, friends, family relations, danger, imaginary, escapades, disorder, siblings relations, rescue, race against time, young heroes, time travel, brother sister relationship, seal, friend, shrinking, miniaturization
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to The Return of Tommy Tricker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, young heroes, youth, friends, danger and family relations mostly in Adventure, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Return of Tommy Tricker: Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998), Napoleon (1995), The Flying Liftboy (1998), Joey (1997), Bigfoot (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, family relations, miniaturization, part animation, youth, mischievous children, imaginary, rivalry, orphan, young heroes, rescue, danger ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, pets, hopes, family, young heroes, misfit, daring rescue, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 2K
Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, dog, balloon, golden retriever, pets, rescue, heroes, best friends, getting home, adventure, escapades, youth ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, jungle, young heroes, danger, mischievous children, escapades, coming of age, family, heroes, youth, child in peril, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elevator, heroes, state affairs, family, imaginary, escapades, youth, world spanning, friendship, missing child, miraculous event, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, europe, new york, holland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
 504
Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, mischievous children, orphan, youth, adventure, family life, friendship, on the road, kidnapping, child in peril, young heroes ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.2
 289
Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 147
Bear with Me (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned bear cub is adopted by little Emily and her family. They name the cub Masha, raise her and release her back into the wild. Three years go by, and Emily is lost deep in the forest. Cold, frightened and alone in the darkness, she falls and ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sincere
Plot: young heroes, adventure, missing child, friendship, animal life, family life, escapades, getting home, danger, in the woods, poacher, deforestation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Body Troopers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A little kid shrinks himselfs so that he can travel into the body of his grandfather. Here he has to kill the kidney-stone his grandfather is suffering from.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, danger, youth, chase, family, save the day, heroic mission, friendship, friends, chases and races, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, time travel, guardian angel, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, space travel, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, family relations, treasure map, orphan, ghost, rescue, young heroes, escapades, family, friendship, family life, dealing with death ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, pets, cougar, adventure, family, family life, social differences, adoption, dangerous animal, getting home ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 312
Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, friendship, friends, family relations, family, escapades, young heroes, youth, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, disorder, adventure, danger, investigation, imaginary, family relations, friends, heist, family life, ship, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, odd couple, best friends, danger, pets, misfit, youth, friendship, fish out of water, treasure hunt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chase, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, disorder, danger, kids in trouble, child in peril, friends, family relations, family life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, best friends, escapades, pets, young heroes, youth, journey, friendship, rivalry, family relations, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, kidnapping, adventure, family, bittersweet, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, youth, pets, daring rescue ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Secret Kingdom (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three kids discover a tiny kingdom beneath their kitchen sink and are drawn inside, becoming involved with the miniature world's civil war.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, shrinking, miniaturization, family, good versus evil, youth, young heroes, heroes, imaginary, escapades, rebellion, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: misfit, wilderness, rescue, youth, heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, adventurer, family, friends, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, child as adult, friendship, experiment gone awry, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, danger, rescue, best friends, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friends, friendship, family relations, whale, ship, family, adventure, partners, best friends, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, young heroes, rescue, heroes, danger, pets, youth, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.1
 17K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friendship, family relations, whale, family, adventure, island, ocean or sea, animal training, parents and children, teenage love, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 10K
Flipper (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, ...
Style: touching, exciting, feel good, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, family relations, florida keys, summer, family, adventure, friendship, toxic, friends, animal life, teenage life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: adventure, little girl, family relations, family, friendship, imaginary, rescue, young heroes, superhuman powers, siblings relations, disorder, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Red Riding Hood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The high spirited daughter of the village lord and her mother have been living in the forest for seven years near her wise grandmother. They wait for her father to come home, meanwhile, her literally heartless uncle rules. He sells his soul for the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: little red riding hood, twins, woman in danger, self discovery, imaginary kingdom, teaching the ways of the world, show tunes, imaginary, danger, young heroes, rescue, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, pets, friendship, dog, teenage life, young heroes, danger, youth, parents and children, boy dog relationship ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: By helping Doctor Proctor getting recognition for his amazing invention in a world quite different from ours, two lonely children gets help to stand on their own two feet.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: rivalry, friendship, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, mad scientist, youth, disorder, adventure, family relations, friends, family, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sailing, coming of age, spoiled brat, friendship, sea, fishing, child in peril, adventurer, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%